How We Test Our Phones

This is what we put our phones through to make sure they survive in real life

 
Rolling Drop Test:
we drop it 50cm 1,000 times over
Drop Test:
we drop it from 2m on all six surfaces and all four corners (Sitemaster, Pro and Pro-Talk)
LCD Impact Test:
we apply 0.5Nm of pressure to the screen
Compression Test:
170Nm applied 5,000 times to both front and rear case
Anti Bending Test:
front and rear case bent 5,000 times with a pressure applied of 250Nm
Twist Test:
product twisted 5,000 times with a pressure of 2Nm and then 20,000 times with 1Nm
Humidity Test:
phone is kept in a chamber for 48 hours at 70° C and at 90% relative humidity
Electro Static Discharge Test:
+/-4KV contact discharge and +/- 12KV Air Discharge
Vibration Test:
vibration of 3G during 2 hour / axis plus bumps of 25G during 40 minutes / axis
IP Dust Test:
phone kept in a chamber for 8 hours with a mix of 2kg dust per M3 of air (Sitemaster, Pro and Pro-Talk)
IP Water Test:
phone is immersed in 30cm of water for 8 hours (Tradesman, Pro and Pro-Talk)
High Temperature Test:
the phone is run through functional tests at +75° C for 24 hours
Low Temperature Test:
the phone is run through functional tests at -30° C for 24 hours
Thermal Shock Test:
the phone is taken from -40° to + 70°C every 30 minutes for 24 hours
Salt Spraying Test:
5% NaCl solution sprayed on the phone at 1 litre per hour spraying continuously for 24 hours
Keyboard Test:
every key on the keyboard is pressed 300,000 times and on every 8,000 cycles all keys are subject to an 8Nm pressure test
Side Button Test:
each side button is pressed 100,000 times and on every 5,000 cycles and 8Nm meter pressure is applied
SIM Test:
a SIM is inserted and removed 3,000 times
Touch Screen Life Test:
a pen is dragged across the screen 100,000 times with 250gf +/- 10% at 60mm per second and a stroke length of 25mm (Pro and Pro-Talk)
SD card Test:
SD card is inserted and removed 5,000 times (Sitemaster, Pro and Pro-Talk)
USB Test:
a USB cable is inserted and pulled out 5,000 times
Earphone Test:
an earphone cable is inserted and removed 5,000 times